(New Castle, DE 19720) Saturday (July 4th) Detectives from New Castle County Police Criminal Investigation Unit are investigating a homicide that took place in the community of Rosegate.

As of today (July 6th) the victim has been identified as 31-year-old Kirk Flowers.

“I extend condolences to the family of Mr. Flowers.  Once again, I am saddened at the senseless loss of life and the endangering of several more lives.  Since this tragic event occurred our agency has been tirelessly working to identify the suspect (s) responsible for killing Mr. Flowers and injuring two others.  However, we will not be able to do this alone, we will need the help of the community.  Therefore, we are asking anyone with information regarding this homicide to contact the New Castle County Police Department or Crime Stoppers. Remember this information can be provided anonymously.   The Flowers’ deserves this much.” said New Castle County Chief, Police Colonel Vaughn M. Bond, Jr. 

The New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to please contact Det. Jennifer Escheman at (302) 395-8110 or  Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or IM us on Facebook at New Castle County Police Department.

If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the New Castle County Division of Police Victim Services Unit/ is available to offer you support and resources through (302)-395-8000.